Scrum of scrums/2018-09-05

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2018-09-05[edit]

Callouts[edit]

  • SRE:
    • Switchover/Switchback dates reminder. It's next week!
      • Services: Tuesday, September 11th 2018 14:30 UTC Media storage/Swift: Tuesday, September 11th 2018 15:00 UTC
      • Traffic: Tuesday, September 11th 2018 19:00 UTC MediaWiki: Wednesday, September 12th 2018: 14:00 UTC
  • Switchback:
    • Traffic: Wednesday, October 10th 2018 09:00 UTC MediaWiki: Wednesday, October 10th 2018: 14:00 UTC
    • Services: Thursday, October 11th 2018 14:30 UTC
    • Media storage/Swift: Thursday, October 11th 2018 15:00 UTC

IMPORTANT: For the duration of the switchover (1 month), please refrain from large db schema changes and please avoid deploying any kind of new feature that requires creation of tables.

IMPORTANT: There will be a train freeze in the week of Sept 10th and Oct 8th.

Audiences[edit]

Contributors[edit]

Community Tech[edit]

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    • No update.

Anti-Harassment Tools[edit]

Editing[edit]

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    • No update

Growth[edit]

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    • No update.

Language[edit]

Readers[edit]

iOS native app[edit]

Android native app[edit]

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  • Updates:
    • Completed user testing of navigation updates.
    • Completed notifications, to be released within ~1 week

Readers Web[edit]

Readers Infrastructure[edit]

Multimedia[edit]

  • Updates
    • design review on SDoC search prototype
    • structured data on File page - multi-lingual captions
    • next - MCR integration

Parsing[edit]

  • Blocked by: None
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  • Updates: Team offsite coming up week of Sept 10th through 15th


UI Standardization[edit]

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    • No update.

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

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  • Updates:
    • Testing out presto (facebook OS project, extremely fast SQL query engine for hadoop). This will be the datastore we deploy to cloud environment once we make public the edit data lake data. We will be creating a debian install
    • IRC meeting about modern event data platform, RFC to decide the use cases the initial mvp for schema registry will support.
    • We will be deploying new code to API to be able to serve edit metrics “per project family” such us: “Edited pages for all wikipedias or all wikibooks”, later these metrics will be surfaced on wikistats UI
    • As of today we will be computing pageviews for usability.wikimedia.org and strategy.wikimedia.org ** Doing some experiments with systemd timers versus cron.

Cloud Services[edit]

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    • No update.

Fundraising Tech[edit]

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    • CiviCRM
      • Trying to speed up donation import
      • Fixing UI bugs
    • Various things to let people opt-in to email lists
    • Bug fixes for recurring donations
    • Using stretch/PHP7 for payment notification listener, testing it for payments-wiki
    • Final touches on CentralNotice / Landing page stats pipeline

MediaWiki Core Platform[edit]

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  • Updates:
    • Continuing to review stakeholder inputs for Tech Conf
    • Lots of work towards phan-taint-check-plugin being voting for all deployed extensions + skins
    • "Don't throw an exception when waiting for replication times out" merged
    • Research storage for recommendation API (https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T203039)
    • Officially deploying the stable summary endpoint
    • Parsoid content negotiation
    • Work on job queue for deleting pages with many revisions, GuzzleHttpRequest, PoolCounter, and PHPUnit test improvements
    • fixcopyright.wikimedia.org

Performance[edit]

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    • No update.

Release Engineering[edit]

Research[edit]

Scoring Platform[edit]

  • Blocked by: None
  • Blocking: None
  • Updates:
    • Working on PoolCounter support continues, tested on labs, ready for poduction

Search Platform[edit]

Security[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:T177765: New service request: chromium-render/deploy
  • Updates:
    • Should be resolved by end of week per engineer


Site Reliability Engineering[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    • None
  • Blocking:
    • None
  • Updates:

Switchover/Switchback dates reminder

Services: Tuesday, September 11th 2018 14:30 UTC Media storage/Swift: Tuesday, September 11th 2018 15:00 UTC Traffic: Tuesday, September 11th 2018 19:00 UTC MediaWiki: Wednesday, September 12th 2018: 14:00 UTC

Switchback:

Traffic: Wednesday, October 10th 2018 09:00 UTC MediaWiki: Wednesday, October 10th 2018: 14:00 UTC Services: Thursday, October 11th 2018 14:30 UTC Media storage/Swift: Thursday, October 11th 2018 15:00 UTC

IMPORTANT: For the duration of the switchover (1 month), please refrain from large db schema changes and please avoid deploying any kind of new feature that requires creation of tables. IMPORTANT: There will be a train freeze in the week of Sept 10th and Oct 8th.

Wikidata[edit]

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    • No update.

German Technical Wishlist[edit]

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    • No update.

Multi-Content Revisions[edit]

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    • Last task for phase 2 (file caption support) nearing completion
    • Phase 3 (statement support) tasks in progress
    • CI issues with deployment fixed and deployment moving forward

SoS Meeting Bookkeeping[edit]

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